Supporting the Naval Academy can mean many things.  Everything from being involved in your alumni chapter, local parent club, being a member of the Alumni Association, a volunteer, to philanthopically supporting the Naval Academy via the Naval Academy Foundation is done in support of the Academy.   Explore this section of the website to learn how you can best support the Naval Academy as an alum, parent, friend or corporation.

Make a Gift

Through this online giving form, you can make a tax-deductible gift to the Naval Academy via the Naval Academy Foundation

Join/Renew Membership

Membership in the Alumni Association keeps you informed through Shipmate and other publications, while providing special benefits to members.

Get Involved

Join an alumni chapter, local parent club, learn why be a member of the Alumni Association and donate to the Naval Academy Foundation, as well as becoming a mentor to other alumni, volunteering your time and talents, or find out more about corporate membership in the Alumni Association and corporate philanthropy.

Invest in Excellence

Discover the strategic priorities for private gifts as defined by the Superintendent and his leadership team and why these funding priorities need your charitable support.

Gifts of Distinction

Learn more about the Naval Academy Foundation's premier leadership giving society, President's Circle, and our planned giving recognition society, the Robert Means Thompson Society, and how you can get involved.

Ways to Give

There are many ways to give a tax-deductible, charitable donation to the Naval Academy through the Naval Academy Foundation - credit cards, checks, gifts of stock or securities, as well as planned gifts, and gifts in honor of or in memorial of others.  Also find the Foundation's charitable tax status, FAQs about giving, and giving via the national or Maryland Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)



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Polls, Plebes and the Persistent Pursuit of Excellence

The preliminary data from the Class of 2016 applications is equally promising. In terms of application numbers and quality of candidates, we’re ahead of where we were this time last year and quickly approaching 20,000 applications. With only about 1,200 spots available each year, our selectivity is on par with Harvard,Yale and MIT. READ MORE...

Parent Club Information

Click here to find your local Parent Club.

Margin of Excellence

“The Naval Academy needs a continuing source of support for the margin of excellence,” said Rear Admiral Jerry Smith ’61, USN (Ret.). “We all know that the federal budget goes up and down, and we also know that giving [patterns] change… How do we help the Naval Academy maintain that margin of excellence? We should make a commitment to give every year, and if we can make that commitment at the President’s Circle level, that’s even better.”


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